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How to create a successful revision schedule for KS2 SATs

With the KS2 SATs approaching, you may be looking at ways to support your child with revision before the tests in May. We've scoured the internet and spoken with our SATs experts to compile the top tips for preparing for the SATs. 1. Set a schedule With Easter holidays here, it's a good time

By |2019-12-05T14:10:23+00:00April 10th, 2019|Parents, SATs|0 Comments

Fun family activities for Mother’s Day

Go glamping Why not explore the warm weather this weekend with your child? If you have a garden try setting up a tent outside, bring out some books, some snacks and enjoy the great outdoors! Take some pictures! Sometimes it's the little things that have the biggest impact. Just spending some time together with

By |2019-12-05T14:09:00+00:00March 28th, 2019|Parents|0 Comments

Year Six Maths: Homework Hacks for Busy Parents

After a long exhausting day at school, doing homework can be hard! This is why we have prepared a list of hacks to help you battle Maths homework. With our collection of tips, we believe that you and your child will soon began to enjoy Year Six Maths homework. As we all know, it

By |2019-12-05T10:39:42+00:00January 4th, 2019|Inspire, Maths, Parents, SATs|0 Comments

9 Books to Read this Christmas for Year 6 Pupils

If you would like to help your child relish the joys of the festive season, then you will definitely find a gem in our list of books to read this Christmas for Year 6 pupils! We have gathered together timeless tales and modern enigmas to read during the break and unleash the Christmas spirit!

By |2019-09-24T14:45:10+00:00December 21st, 2018|Advice & Tips, English, Inspire, Parents|0 Comments

Help your child with Maths and Reading

Maths for your 11-year-old can seem like such a challenge to overcome, and at times Reading can feel excessively laborious, too. With the SATs approaching quickly, and Secondary school applications knocking on the door, Year 6 can be a stressful and overwhelming period for your child. To help combat this, we've put together a

By |2019-09-24T14:50:11+00:00December 13th, 2018|Game, Inspire, Maths, Parents, SATs|0 Comments

5 best ways to help your child with SPAG KS2 SATs

Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar is a key part of the Year 6 SATs. But how can you help your child with SPAG? All it takes is lots of practice and a bundle of SATs Companion! Help your child reach that 100 on their KS2 SATs SPAG test with our 5 top tips. 1. SPAG-tastic

By |2019-12-05T10:11:58+00:00October 22nd, 2018|English, Parents, SATs, SPAG|0 Comments

Reading at Year 6 – Always a pleasure or a chore?

Reading at Year 6 - what's the fuss? Most young kids love reading, but when the busy Year 6 starts, it can be challenging to find the time to encourage them to read for fun. It's important to remember, however, that the more kids read on their own time, the higher they tend to score

By |2019-09-24T14:57:28+00:00October 18th, 2018|English, Parents, SATs, SPAG|0 Comments

Dealing with Maths Anxiety

Dealing with Maths Anxiety I remember the feeling... Palms sweaty, heart racing, stomach fluttering.... Trying not to seem bothered and praying it would be over soon. No - I'm not talking about going on a roller coaster.. I'm talking about how I used to feel during every single Maths lesson. An estimated 2 million

By |2019-09-24T15:01:31+00:00November 13th, 2017|Maths, Parents, SATs, Teaching|0 Comments

How to make the most out of your local library

It's Libraries Week! To celebrate the wonderful addition libraries make to our communities, here's some tips on making the most out of your local library. If you'd like to add your own ideas to this list, tweet us @Sats_companion or send us an email info@satscompanion.com. 1. More than just books! First of all libraries are

By |2019-09-24T15:04:18+00:00October 9th, 2017|English, Parents, SPAG|0 Comments